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're innocent, they'll go to heaven. if they have committed in sin against the revolution, they receive their punishment. this is how the system was working back then. now it is a different type of system. you have revolutionary guard officers which represent a new generation of iranians. they're replacing the old crafts. the old political class, it's you, you, you, at the universities. studying theology. the new generation spent its youth at the iran-iraq war. just warfare, just like iran-iraq war, and also world war for the german. the jeremy machine youth out of world war i were vindictive and wanted to correct the injustice of the past. for them, correcting the injustice was more important than making germany a better country. unfortunately, we see similar tendency among many revolutionary guard. they no longer have a religious base the same way the clerics have but are using terror in order to control the population, particularly they're fond of show trials. staliniist show trials. we have people who are the rulers of iran in he 1980s, who today themselves have been slaves to the s
to it. a, the preferable option. you get your ticket to heaven or go free or get your christmas tree, you get the present under the christmas tree, when someone suggests to you option b is something less than the best. we have the very best country on the face of the earth. we are the strongest wealthiest and powerful nation in the world and they are asking us to choose and go with plan b. i would hope that the house will reject plan b. it's not worthy of this house, not even of the majority to bring this here tonight because they know it's not going anywhere and if we want to move our country forward, which is what the american people voted for on the last election day, we need to choose the a option rather than plan b. plan b is not the way to go unless we are trying to get in second place to countries like china and others. if we want to stay in the lead, we need to get our fiscal house in order and reject this plan b. the speaker pro tempore: all time on the democratic side has expired. the gentleman from wisconsin has two minutes remaining. mr. ryan: mr. speaker, let's take a st
bohanan, college acres baptist church, womenington, north carolina. the chaplain: our father in heaven, who desires that all people believe the fresh air of freedom, enable us to walk worthy of all rights handed down to us by patriots past and present. so lead us that we will not take for granted the blessings of our constitution, our laws and all institutions that help make these united states an instrument of peace and purpose. strengthen our resolve, not to confuse liberty with license, restraint with weakness and half error with fuel truth -- full truth. empower and motivate us to cull at thevate a spirit of goodness and a high sense of honor. deepen our desire to practice virtues of conduct that help make our nation strong and deserving to endure. our eternal god, open our eyes today to see that our nation's greatest threat is not all external but the inner thought that we can afford to live without dependence upon you. this i pray in the name of our lord, gee suftcrichte -- jesus christ, amen. the speaker: the chair has commed the journal of the last day's proceedings. the gentle
less. that's fair. and for heaven's sake, let's do this and let's take that obamacare burden off the working poor in america that are going to get socked with that tax. and we were told for so long, if we don't do something, there will be 30 million, maybe 20 million, 30 million people in america who won't have insurance. and then we get to the bottom of it, we find out, well, now we're going to have lots of people pay lots more taxes and we're still -- oh, and we're gutting medicare in obamacare, we're gutting it $716 billion, so the seniors will have less health care. oh, i know the administration, some of our democratic friends have said, not to worry, we're only taking that from the health care providers, the doctors, the hospitals. we're taking that from them. we're not taking it from you, seniors. so you don't have to worry. you'll have medicare. those health care providers who have $716 billion sucked out of the system will not be able to provide service to all the seniors and that's why we start hearing stories now, how obamacare's going to work. some say the age may be 7
it comes to the age of the earth, there is no conflict. god created the heavens and the earth and scientific advances has given us insight. but i believe he has done it. and i have reconciled that. but other people have a deeper thought. in america, we should have the freedom to teach our children whatever it is we believe and that means teaching them science. but also parents have the right to teach them theology and reconcile those two things as they see fit. that's the point the president was making back in 2007. so that's what i was saying. >> accepting that context, household is the earth? >> -- how old is the fourth, four and a half billion years old. god created it out of nothing. and science has given us insight as to how and when he did it. and the more science learns the more i'm convinced that god is real. >> you have had a very fascinating faith journey. you were baptized catholic and mormon and later to the catholic church. >> maybe i'm a theologian. and you go to mass and attend services at a fellowship. >> i'm roman catholic and i accept the church's teachings a
with heaven, a good friend of mine. let me say -- kevin, a good friend of mine. let me say that these are my own personal views. lawmakers have to resolve three issues -- first, the fiscal cliff. second, raising the treasury debt ceiling, which as you know is becoming an issue rarely soon. third, achieving long-term fiscal sustainability. that is deficit reduction and tax increases and spending cuts that allow the gdp ratio to stabilize by the end of the decade. these three things need to be done now. in terms of the fiscal cliff, if policy is unchanged and we go over the cliff and there is still no change after that, the gdp in 2013 will 3.5 percentage points. subtract that and that is a severe recession. cbo and others are probably us are animating how severe that will be -- are underestimating how severe that will be because confidence is very weak. it is unclear how the reserve would response to this. we need to scale back from the cliff. at the very minimum, the cliff needs to be scaled back so it is only a hit to gdp at 1.5% -- 1.5 percentage points at most. if you have more of a drive
, and i'm sure he's looking down from heaven somewhere, he'd be very proud of his oldest son that to my knowledge is the first first-generation filipino american to serve in the united states congress. and i'm proud to be part of the asian american community. this has been a job for the past 14 years, having served in the state legislature for 10 years and now in congress for four years, that i've taken very seriously and i've tried to give it my all, 100%. and as i've dedicated my life to. and i want to thank my family for all the sacrifices that they have made to allow me to be the best congressman that i can be. and all the families back home. many members of congress here have family members back home that are making tremendous sacrifices and i thank you for those sacrifices to allow the members of congress to serve our government. i also must recognize and thank my staff. i was very blessed when i came to congress to start my service in congress with a great staff that i inherited from my predecessor, congressman dave hobson. most have gone on to bigger and better things but i am a
and country done of all the souls that sailed, let not one life in thee have failed. hear from heaven a sailor's cry and grant eternal life on i. today we all bid him fare wind. may he rest in peace and may the lord keep him and his family in his loving hands. the speaker pro tempore: the gentleman yields. the chair recognizes the gentleman from illinois, mr. quigley, for five minutes. mr. quigley: thank you, madam speaker. albert einstein once said the world is a dangerous place, not because of those who do evil but because of those who look on and do nothing. madam speaker, we have looked on and done nothing. we in this body, we in this congress, we in this government have done nothing. not protecting the lives of innocent children gunned down in connecticut last friday. nothing to protect people killed each day by guns across america. nothing to stop the epidemic of senseless gun violence that plague not only our major cities like new york and chicago, but countless small towns throughout our nation, towns with names like newtown, aurora, tucson, dekalb, blacksburg and littleton. in the yea
at this and wondering how in heaven's name did it get to the point in this country where people are running around with battlefield weapons and there was a representative on tv the other day saying the answer is to arm educators. i don't need a legalistic education pla nation but could you take a stab at explaining to a foreign audience how it got this far? >> first, to take heart, that politician wasn't speaking on behalf of this conversation. the answer to violence isn't more violence. the answer to guns isn't more guns. there was an assault weapons ban in place that jim and sara brady were instrumental in leading, that president clinton signed into law, that senator feinstein is now reintroducing it, led the charge in congress as well as some other visionary congresspersons. it had a sunset clause and i don't want to get too legalistic. and that was after 10 years and in 2004 and the well of the american public that doesn't want to walk around on streets with these military style weapons did not manifest itself in congress enough to prevent the -- allowing it, it's a passive action. it was allo
bless you. you're in heaven, hawaii is better off, alaska is better off but if we done change our ways, you'll be terribly disappointed. you will in the be happy ethe way things are happening in this congress including the united states senate. so danny, i will tell you one thing. you have alaskans, especially my people, my wife, my children, and my grandchildren, that thank you for the efforts you put forth to take the aboriginal people and bring them into the mainstream of life with the help of senator ted stevens system of god bless you, danny. senator for hawaii. and third senator for the state of skea. and i yield back. ms. hanabusa: i yield such time as she may consume to my friend from california, congresswoman matsui. the speaker pro tempore: the gentlelady from california is recognized. ms. matsui: thank you, mr. speaker. i would like to thank my friend the gentlelady from hawaii for organizing this time for all of taos honor daniel inouye. it's with heavy heart i rise here today in support of this resolution honoring the late senator inouye. on december 17, our country lost a
open road carried to home be a light in the dark for us all standing tall standing tall godly heavens angels above through your great wisdom and power protect the great land for us all be a light in the dark dark starts to fall standing tall standing tall like the soldier who laid down their life so we all have the freedom we all have the right to believe in this dream for us all standing tall standing tall when we think of the soldier who laid down their life so we all have the freedom we all have the right to believe in this dream for us all standing tall standing tall standing tall ♪ ♪ ♪ thank you so much. merry christmas. [applause] >> wow! that was magnificent. ladies and gentlemen, it's now my privilege to introduce the speaker of the house, john boehner has served the people of the 8th district in ohio and in congress since 1990 and held numerous leadership roles over the years. in january, 2011, he became the 53rd speaker of the house. ladies and gentlemen, the honorable john boehner. [applause] >> well, steve, let me just say thanks to you and your team and the architec
, they will go to heaven if they have committed a sin against the revolution, they have received their punishment. this is how the system was working back then in the 1980's. is a different type of system now. you have the revolutionary guard officers which are a new generation of iranians. they are replacing the old clerical class. the old clerical class spent its time that universe to agree the new generation spent its youth at the iran-iraq war. also a world war i. the germans wanted to correct the injustice of the past. that was more important than making germany a better country in the 1930's and 1940's. unfortunately, we see a similar tendency among these revolutionary guard officers. they no longer have a religious-based the same with the clerks have but they are using terror in order to control the population particularly, they are fond of show trials. we have people who were the rulers of iran and the 1980's who today themselves have become prey to the system they created. they have become prey to the system. the show up at trials and later confessed being agents for the cia and the moss
. for heaven's sakes let's not take away their asthma inhalers. i yield back the balance of my time. the speaker pro tempore: all time for debate is concluded. the question is, will the house suspend the rules and pass the bill h.r. 190. so many as are in favor say aye. -- 6190. so many as are in favor say aye. those opposed, no. in the opinion of the chair, 2/3 of those voting having responded in the affirmative, the rules are suspended, the gentlewoman from florida. ms. castor: i was going to ask for a roll call vote. the speaker pro tempore: the gentlelady request the yeas and nays? ms. castor: i request the yeas and nays. the speaker pro tempore: the yeas and nays are requested. all those in favor of taking this vote by the yeas and nays will rise and remain standing until counted. a sufficient number having arisen, the yeas and nays are ordered. the gentleman from texas. mr. burgess: how many people rose? madam chair, i withdraw the question. the speaker pro tempore: a sufficient number having arisen, the yeas and nays are ordered. pursuant to clause 8 of rule 20, further proc
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